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The perfection of an art consists in the employment of a
comprehensive system of laws, commensurate to every purpose read more

The perfection of an art consists in the employment of a
comprehensive system of laws, commensurate to every purpose
within its scope, but concealed from the eye of the spectator;
and in the production of effects that seem to flow forth
spontaneously, as though uncontrolled by their influence, and
which are equally excellent, whether regarded individually, or in
reference to the proposed result.

by John Mason Good Found in: Art Quotes,
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Love isn't an emotion or an instinct--it's an art.

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct--it's an art.

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Art always has something of the unconscious about it.

Art always has something of the unconscious about it.

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Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still like muffled drums are beating read more

Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still like muffled drums are beating Funeral marches to the grave.

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In art, the obvious is a sin.

In art, the obvious is a sin.

by Edward Dmytryk Found in: Art Quotes,
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We have learned to whittle the Eden Tree to the shape of a
surplice peg,
We have learned read more

We have learned to whittle the Eden Tree to the shape of a
surplice peg,
We have learned to bottle our parent twain in the yelk of an
addled egg.
We know that the tail must wag the dog, for the horse is drawn by
the cart,
But the devil never whoops, as he of old; It's clever, but is it
art?

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Art Quotes,
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The secret of life is in art.

The secret of life is in art.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Art Quotes,
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All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, read more

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Art Quotes,
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Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the read more

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.

by Marshall Mcluhan Found in: Art Quotes,
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